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Charles William Westlake

Posted On December 11th, 2015 -

Dec. 3, 2015
Charles William “Billy” Westlake, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Army master sergeant, died in Honolulu. He was born in Lihue. He is survived by sister-in-law Nancy, niece and caregiver Robin A. and nephews Richard, Roy, William and Ward. Private services.

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James Alvin Mililani Wahinemaikai Ah Quin

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Nov. 26, 2015
James Alvin Mililani Wahinemaikai Ah Quin, 75, of Hauula died in Kahuku. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son James M. “Kimo” III, daughter Dorlene Rivera, stepdaughter Tracy Keilman, brother John, sister Evan Lou Meafou, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Program: 7 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Yuriko Yamauchi

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Nov. 27, 2015
Yuriko “Auntie Grace” Yamauchi, 94, of Hilo, retired proprietress of the former Joanne’s Dress Shop in Hilo, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by brother Joe and sister Tsuyuko Hasegawa. Visitation: 10 a.m. Thursday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Bobbie Ray Boaldin

Posted On December 11th, 2015 -

Nov. 17, 2015
Bobbie Ray “Bob” Boaldin, 76, of Honolulu, a contract specialist with the U.S. Department of Defense, Fort Shafter, and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in El Dorado, Okla. He is survived by son Mark, daughter Kelly, companion Sydette and a grandchild. Visitation at noon Thursday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 1 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rebekah Chia-Hui Booth

Posted On December 11th, 2015 -

Dec. 4, 2015
Rebekah Chia-Hui Booth, 23, of Kahului, a registered nurse at Bayada Home Care, died in Wailuku. She was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is survived by parents Don and Margie Booth, brother Zach Booth, sister Staycie Kaholi and grandmother Catherine S. Thomas. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary-Kahului. Services: 7 p.m. Cremation to follow. Flowers welcome.

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Maria Agustin Dela Cruz

Posted On December 11th, 2015 -

Nov. 9, 2015
Maria Agustin Dela Cruz, 96, of Waipahu died in Waipahu. She was born in Piddig, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Jose, Efren and Samuel; daughter Antonia Macabangun; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 94-675 Farrington Highway, Waipahu. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Merle Asako Ching

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 5, 2015
Merle Asako Ching, 68, of Honolulu, a retired First Hawaiian Bank supervisor, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by husband Gregory K., daughter Lori M. Fujimoto, brother Stanley Kayatani, sisters Carol Saito and Sue Rodrigues, and a grandchild. Visitation: 10 a.m. Dec. 20 at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Casual attire.

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Jerry B. Norris

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Nov. 24, 2015
Jerry B. Norris, 73, of Honolulu, a retired federal desk officer and compliance specialist for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and a Marine Corps veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in San Francisco. He is survived by wife Merrie Carol, sons John and Tom, sisters Jane Deovlet and Gail Rogers and a grandchild. Services pending.

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Kenneth Tsutomu Doi

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Kenneth Tsutomu Doi, 90, of Honolulu, retired owner of Winam Auto Service Inc., died. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Reynold and Ronald, sister Nancy Hamai, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Incorrect information in an obituary published Wednesday.

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Yaeko Okabayashi

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 16, 2015
Yaeko Okabayashi, 95, of Captain Cook, Hawaii, a homemaker, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Honaunau, Hawaii. She is survived by daughters Elsie Miyashiro and Ada Terao, son Warren, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Ernesto Duldulao Domingo Sr.

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 7, 2015
Ernesto Duldulao “Erning” Domingo Sr., 77, of Ewa Beach, a carpenter for Iroquois Island Club, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by wife Luviminda; son Ernesto Jr.; daughter Gina Lynn; brothers Johnny, David and Julio; sisters Magdalena Padayo, Mercy Lavilla and Letty Domingo; and a grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Valley of the Temples Chapel. Services: 9:30 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Fujie Oshiro

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Oct. 28, 2015
Fujie Oshiro, 91, of Honolulu, a cook, died in Honolulu. She was born in Kohala, Hawaii. She is survived by sisters Geraldine Watase, Maizie Higa, Jeanette Bader, Betty Sasaki and Diana Kawabe. Private services. Condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Conrad Eichel

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 1, 2015
Conrad “Cricket” Eichel, 50, of Honolulu, an Air Force retiree, died in Hono- lulu. He was born in California. He is survived by parents Diane M. DiGioia and Norman Eichel, brothers Aaron and Jason, and sisters Jill Eichel and Tara DiGioia. Private services.

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Jean Shizue Otani

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 8, 2015
Jean Shizue “Jeano” Otani, 81, of Hilo, a retired state Department of Health clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons Dean and Chris, daughter Lori Martin, sister Shizuko “May” Kido, brother Hisashi Kido, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Allen Hiroshi Fujii

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 27, 2015
Allen Hiroshi Fujii, 75, of Honolulu, a stockbroker and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Christy, son John, sister Lois Patterson and a grandchild. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Diamond Head Mortuary. Services: 5:30 p.m. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Frances Kahololani Palumbo

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 1, 2015
Frances Kahololani “Cindy” Palumbo, 76, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Kailua-Kona. She is survived by sons Jon Mark and Richard Duane Lacuesta, daughters Kelly A. Gines and Cathy L. Troy, brother Morris Mangalao, sister Ethel Sossamon, 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Keith Makoto Fukumoto

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 23, 2015
Keith Makoto Fukumoto, 60, of Honolulu, a retired Leilehua High School band director, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Shari, daughters Kari and Kyra, brother Craig and sister Karen Young. Visitation: 9 a.m. Sunday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire.

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Aloha M. Ruddle

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Aloha M. Ruddle, 87, of Kailua- Kona, a homemaker, died in Life Care Center of Kona. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by son Reggie; daughters Leilani Nishiyama, Eleanor Kunitake and Roberta Jaques; hanai son David Williams; brother Gilbert Spencer; sisters Kuualoha Ching and Wanda Tan; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 4 p.m. Additional visitation: 5:15 p.m. Thursday at Shorebreak Church, Hualalai Center, 75-170 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona. Scattering of ashes at a later date. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers and monetary offerings, donations suggested to Hospice of Kona.

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Lynette Ann Garcia

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 20, 2015
Lynette Ann Garcia, 65, of Honolulu, a retired teacher, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Jonathan and Taylor Fields, daughter Victoria Malia P. Fields, parents Daniel Q. Garcia and Lucy McPalmer, brother Danny and sisters Claudia Simpson and Lucinda Alinikoff. Celebration of life held. Flowers welcome. Donations suggested to Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Hiram Chan Him Say

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 24, 2015
Hiram Chan Him Say, 83, of Honolulu, a retired state Department of Education teacher at Kalani High School and a Marine Corps veteran, died at home. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Ryan and Chris, daughter Rayna, brother Charles and four grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Private inurnment. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Gary Kazuyoshi Ichishita

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 23, 2015
Gary Kazuyoshi Ichishita, 88, of Kailua-Kona, co-owner of Kona Laundry and Dry Cleaners, died in Kona Community Hospital. He was born in Keopu, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Fujie, brother Wally and sister Janet Sunada. Private services.

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Joshua Kelii Shintani

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 25, 2015
Joshua Kelii Shintani, 32, of Kekaha, Kauai, an actor, will be remembered in services at 11 a.m. Dec. 19 at Borthwick Kauai Mortuary. Shintani, who was born on Oahu, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He is survived by parents Sandy and Henry; hanai father James; sisters Shereen Louis and Justine, Shalei and Shaela Shintani; brother Jeffery; hanai brother Kalei; and hanai sister Lai Kahokuloa. Visitation: 9 a.m. at the mortuary. Burial to follow the services at Kekaha Hawaiian Cemetery.

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John Arthur Jukes

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 1, 2015
John Arthur Jukes, 84, of Kailua-Kona, a mechanical engineer and founder of Time-Sert, owner of Time Fastener Co. and a Navy veteran, died at home. He was born in Nottingham, England. He is survived by sons William and Michael, daughter Jill Wagner, sister Jean Murphy and five grandchildren. Private services.

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Marlito Gonzaga Tagata

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 19, 2015
Marlito Gonzaga Tagata, also known as “Lito” and “Pamboy,” 55, of Honolulu, a former food service worker, died in Honolulu. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by daughter Mia-Maureen, mother Trinidad, brother Mansueto and sisters Marilou Tagata-Mindo and Maxilyn Tamasaka. Private services. Condolences: hawaiian memorialparkmortuary.com.

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Alan Cleghorn Ka’au’a

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 2, 2015
Alan Cleghorn Ka’au’a, 81, of Kukuihaele, Hawaii, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Christopher, daughter Kathleen Schwartze, brother Archie, sister Lani Bruss and four grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Dec. 19 at Pukalani Stables, Waimea, Hawaii.

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Anita Sweet Tyau

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 25, 2015
Anita Sweet Tyau, 84, of Honolulu, a retired licensed practical nurse for the state Department of Health, died in Honolulu. She was born in Clifton Springs, N.Y. She is survived by husband David, sons Randall K. and George E. Glover, daughter Jonica R. Hall, brother Merton E. Sweet II, sisters Janice Touron and Karla R. Taylor, three grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Diamond Head Memorial Park. Condolences: diamondhead mortuary.net.

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Kamiko Kama

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Nov. 30, 2015
Kamiko Kama, also known as “Kay” and “Grandma K,” 85, of Hilo, a retired order clerk for Y. Hata & Co. and a former salesclerk for S.H. Kress & Co. store, died in Hilo Medical Center. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by daughters Joanne Vierra and Bonnie Mahi; brothers George and Donald Uwaine; sisters Masako Bailey, Jean Akimseu and Margie Fukunaga; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.Visitation: 5 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 6 p.m. Committal services: 9 a.m. Wednesday at Hawaii Veterans Cemetery No. 2. Casual attire.

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Christopher Edwin Volpa

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Dec. 2, 2015
Christopher Edwin Volpa, 26, of Keauhou, Hawaii, a self-employed landscaper, died in Truckee, Calif. He is survived by son Jhett, mother Mary H. Brown, hanai mother Lyn Brewster, and brothers Lance and Nicholas. Celebration of life: 8:30 a.m. Dec. 20 at Keauhou Canoe Club. Scattering of ashes: 9 a.m. Potluck to follow. Loose flowers welcome. No alcohol.

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Mona Altiery

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Dec. 4, 2015
Mona Altiery, 85, of Honolulu, a retired tour and travel agent, died in Kalihi Valley. She was born in Charles City, Iowa. She is survived by daughter Lisa and brother Andrew R. Melrose. Celebration of life: 5 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Crossroads, Honolulu.

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Joyce Emiko Kido

Posted On December 10th, 2015 -

Dec. 6, 2015
Joyce Emiko Kido, 79, of Honolulu, a homemaker and retired Moanalua Elementary School cafeteria worker, died in Kaiser Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by son Reed; daughters Laureen Manabe and Corinne Kido; brother Jitsuo and Hiromi Fujimura; sisters Yaeko Mikami, Setsuko Tomishima and Doreen Barreras; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 3 p.m. Casual attire.

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